The first documentary to feature three distinguished circumpolar Inuit artists carving on a monumental scale – a rarity in arctic art. It features the work of Paulatuk sculptor Abraham Anghik Ruben, Joe Nasagalawik from Tuktoyaktuk and Dolphus Cadeux from Yellowknife. The film shows the sculptors working on a five ton block of Indiana limestone, a three ton block of Carrera marble and a three metre long jawbone of an arctic whale, left behind from the old whaling days. It also reveals how the... Topic: Inuit artists
Artists: Jim Dine Presents interviews with the widow and colleagues of artist Morris Louis and discusses his attitudes toward his works. Kenneth Noland discusses his own works, his relationship with Louis, and commercial aspects of painting. Topic: Artists: Jim Dine
Artists : Jack Tworkov Shows artist Jim Dine at work and at home; includes footage of Dine discussing his life, his artistic development, and "what is called ugly" in his work. Examines a number of Dine's works from different periods, including his tie paintings, tool paintings, palettes, collages, and "happenings"; considers Dine's concern with objects in his work. Topic: Artists : Jack Tworkov
Works of calder SummaryInterprets Calder's mobiles. Rhythm./al sequences suggest parallels between familiar forms and movements in nature and the movements of the artist's works. S.J. Perelman discusses the experiences in his life that most strongly affected his writing and reviews his early career as a humorist with the magazines Judge, College Humor, and the New Yorker, and his somewhat unsatisfactory association with Hollywood. He recalls impressions made upon him by Stephen Leacock, Max... Topics: Works of calder, Handicrafts, Artists
Presents a biography of Peter Tchaikovsky which relates the struggles, loves, failures, and successes of his life. Includes excerpts from his music. Topics: The Peter Tchaikovsky Story, Composers, Artists, Music, Music styles, Occupational groups,...
Antonia: a Portrait of the Woman Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryPresents a portrait of Antonia Brico, an internationally known orchestra conductor of the 1930s. Chronicles her founding of a community orchestra and her love of music and life. Topics: Antonia: a Portrait of the Woman, Conductors and conducting, Artists, Women (Social sciences),...
Artists: Frank Stella and Larry Poons An introduction to the abstract expressionism of Jack Tworkov. Includes his thoughts about his work, along with a description of the events that led him to be an artist. Illustrates the production of what he calls his organic form or shape by taking a straight line and changing its contour while keeping the line's origin and end points the same. From the USA series. Topic: Artists: Frank Stella and Larry Poons
Title from data sheetDirector, Duncan Dallas Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryDeals with the personal life of author and painter Beatrix Potter. Examines her fascination with animals and plants and the illustrations and characters she created from them. Includes reminiscences of people who knew the writer. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943, Authors, English, Artists, Women (Social... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Tony Montanaro, performer and teacher, discusses the art of miming and its complexities. He explains the training necessary for proficiency and presents his views on the art and the influence it has had on his private life. The actual performance is shown, as well as Montenaro's preparation for the performance. Tells of one of the most exciting detective stories in the history of American archeology and anthropology as scholars track down the few remaining clues left behind by a previously... Topics: The Mime, Artists, Pantomimes, Visual arts, Occupational groups, Performing arts, Persons and...
Illustrates the four main methods of printmaking: serigraph, woodcut, lithograph, and intaglio. Examines the techniques and materials used in each and shows prints made by each method. Features the artists Detta Lange, Van Slater, Joe Funk, and John Coleman SummaryExplains that printmaking can be divided into four basic methods - serigraph, woodcut, lithograph and intaglio. Shows four printmakers in their workshops. Demonstrates how each method progresses from sketch to finished print,... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Prints, Handicrafts, Lithography, Printing, Artists Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
I, Leonardo Da Vinci reel 2 Film biography of Leonardo da Vinci, the great Renaissance man, points out the enormous influence of his ideas and innovations as painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, and scientist on the western world. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryExplores Da Vinci's intellectual and artistic interests and talents. Depicts the Renaissance period. Topics: Educational Film, Renaissance (1300-1600), Artists, Biography (Persons), Biography (Persons),...
bySkira-Flag Films; Universal Education and Visual Arts
Narrator, Jean Bazaine ; music, Roman VladDiscusses the ife and works of the French painter Pierre Bonnard and his influence on French impressionism Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryPresents the successive stages of the work of the artist Pierre Bonnard, showing the countryside and other sources of his inspiration. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Bonnard, Pierre, 1867-1947, Painters, Impressionism (Art), History of... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
byFeeney, John; National Film Board of Canada; Contemporary Films/McGraw-Hill
Photography, Franc̜ois Séguillon ; music, Eldon RathburnVisits the Eskimo artist in Canada's Arctic showing the rare beauty of the world from which she draws inspiration. Observes her duties as wife and mother and visits Cape Dorset's Cooperative Art Colony to follow the work of transferring designs to stones and making rice-paper prints from them SummaryVisits Eskimo woman artist, Kenojuak. Shows the art center of Cape Dorset where the Stone Cutter Iyola and the printers use her designs to... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Kenojuak, Eskimo art, Printmakers, Indians of North America (Canada),... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Reality show about the grand opening of Hart and Huntington Tattoo Company at the Palms. Topics: vhs, tattoo artists, Palms Grand Opening, Hart and Huntington Tattoo Company Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Georgia O' Keeffe SummaryPresents artist Georgia O'Keeffe, who tells of her marriage to photographer Alfred Stieglitz. Recounts their involvement in the formative years of the Modern Art movement. Includes many of her paintings. Topics: O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986, Modernism (Music), Women (Social sciences), Artists, Paintings,...
Expresses the impact of the space program on the genius of creative artists by presenting the dancing of Edward Villella; space inspired paintings by James Wyeth, Mitchell Jamieson, and Lamar Dodd; interviews with poet Archibald MacLeish and writer William F. Buckley, Jr.; and scenes from film director Stanley Kubrick's 2001: a space odyssey. Includes appearances by Neil Armstrong, Thomas O. Paine, J. Carter Brown, and Arthur C. Clarke. Topics: NASA, Apollo, artists
Filmed in 1971 on the occasion of Picasso's 90th birthday, this biography traces his life from childhood to old with a retrospective of his paintings and sculptures. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryTraces the highlights of the life and work of Picasso, and presents comments of personal friends, one of Picasso's sons and one of his ex-wives. Includes film clips showing scenes of Gertrude Stein, Georges Braque, the Spanish Civil War,... Topics: Picasso is 90, Twentieth century history (1900-1999), Economics, Politics, Artists, Communism,...
Artist: Reginald PollockAn artist organizes the materials he needs for his work. Sketching from life helps the artist understand the structure of things and their qualities. In the painting itself, the artist relies on his experience, his emotion, and his preliminary sketches. His ideas, pleasure, and knowledge come partly from the study of other artists and art forms. Painting is seen from conception to completion Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Pollack, Reginald, Painting, Artists, Paintings, Creativity Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
byBlume, Friedrich, 1893-; Abert, Anna Amalie, 1906-; Ruhnke, Martin, 1921-
Vol.2 edited by A.A. Abert and Martin RuhnkeIncludes bibliographical references Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryDescribes the special problems, needs and strengths of the inner - city child. Explains that there is a gap between his cultural values and those of the teacher, and considers how to bridge it. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Music, Urban studies, Artists, Portraits Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
An introduction to the graphic works of the Dutch artist Maurits Escher, noted for his visual experiments with evolving forms, interlocking images, and problems of perspective Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryFeatures the work of Dutch graphic artist M C Escher, who imagines the world around him in ways that can only be described visually. Shows the interplay of form, time and space in unusual perspective. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Escher, M. C. (Maurits Cornelis), 1898-1972, Visual perception,... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation